Department of Transportation Team
Michael Huerta. Huerta is Group President of ACS Transportation Solution, a company that offers technology solutions for collecting revenue, improving safety and promoting security for the transportation industry. He served in the Department of Transportation in the Clinton Administration as chief of staff and associate deputy secretary. Prior to his stint in the government he was executive director of the Port of San Francisco and Commissioner of the City of New York Department of Ports, International Trade and Commerce.
Victor Mendez. Director of the Arizona Department of Transportation since October 2001, Mendez also served as Deputy Director of the Arizona Department of Transportation and Deputy State Engineer for the Department of Transportation's Valley Transportation Group. He was instrumental in developing a plan for the acceleration of the Regional Freeway System in Maricopa County Arizona. He was also president of the American Association of State Highway officials and the Western Association of State Highway Transportation officials. He is a registered civil engineer and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas in El Paso.
Jeffrey Morales. Morales was Assistant Secretary of Transportation in the Clinton Administration.
Export/Import-OPIC Review Team
George Munoz. An attorney and Certified Public Accountant, Munoz is an expert in international business and finance concerning emerging markets. He was CEO and President of OPIC from 1997 through 2001 and Assistant Secretary and Chief Financial officer of the United States Treasury during the Clinton Administration.
Economics and International Trade Team
Emanuel Pleitez. Currently a financial analyst with Goldman Sachs & Company, Pleitez has also served as special assistant to the Mayor of Los Angeles, California, Antonio Villaraigosa while he was a member of the Los Angeles City Council. He also served as a field organizer for the John Kerry/John Edwards presidential campaign. He had interned for U.S. Senators Tom Dasachle and Hillary Clinton and he has worked for the Quest Scholars Program at Stanford University creating national partnerships with summer programs and school districts that service low income high school students. He also serves now on the Young Professional Advisory Board for voter outreach for Voto Latino. He is a former National Hispanic Heritage Youth Award winner and he serves on the Hispanic Heritage Foundation Business Advisory Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Urban Studies from Stanford University.
Security and Exchange Commission Team
Kenneth I. Trujillo. A founding member of the Trujillo Rodriguez & Richards law firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Haddonfield, New Jersey, Trujillo has served as the City Solicitor of Philadelphia and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney. He has served in national and local civic and business groups including the National Council of La Raza and the Congreso de Latinos Unidos, and Health Partners, a managed care organization. He has also participated in city committees and task forces including the City of Philadelphia Police Corruption Task Force, and counsel to Governor Ed Rendell's Transition Team as well as the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, an entity that oversees the finances of the City of Philadelphia. He has also been President of the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania and board member of the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania Legal Education Fund and the Board of Governors of the Hispanic National Bar Association.
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